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IT champions: why staff are your biggest asset when implementing new technology

| 28 May 2015

The use of technology in aged care is increasing. As a result, it is important providers ensure staff are supported so that they are willing and able to use internal IT systems correctly. In 2013, the iCareHealth blog explored the use of IT champions in achieving a smooth technology implementation process. Today, we look back at how to identify your own IT champions and how promoting these roles can generate benefits for your business.

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Aged care executives join forces to discuss future of sector – Part 1

| 30 Apr 2015

iCareHealth and Telstra Health recently hosted a series of lunches in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney with senior aged care executives to share ideas and discuss how technology is changing the face of aged care. With a wealth of knowledge from the health and IT sectors, the discussion centred around how aged care providers can remain sustainable in the long term. In part one of this two part special, we look at some of the key issues discussed throughout the lunches, including sector consolidation and funding changes.

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Aged care executives join forces to discuss future of sector – Part 2

| 30 Apr 2015

iCareHealth and Telstra Health recently hosted a series of lunches in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney with senior aged care executives to share ideas and discuss how technology is changing the face of aged care. With a wealth of knowledge from the health and IT sectors, the discussion centred around how aged care providers can remain sustainable in the long term. In part two of our wrap-up special, we look at some of the hot topics discussed throughout the lunches, including staff recruitment and retention, cloud computing, and reducing system silos.

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Social media: The free marketing tool all aged care providers should be using

| 20 Mar 2015

With over 1.80 billion people currently active on social media around the world, savvy aged care providers can leverage this growing audience to connect with prospective customers and engage with staff, care recipients and their families. To explain how social media can be used as an effective marketing tool, iCareHealth has put together a guide to assist aged care providers to determine which platforms best suit their organisation and why.

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The electronic future of healthcare in Australia: Telstra Health and iCareHealth

| 26 Feb 2015

With a vision of bringing the benefits of technology and connectivity to the healthcare sector, Telstra Health has acquired industry leaders from the pharmacy, hospital and aged care technology fields. Today we look at the reasons behind the iCareHealth and Telstra Health partnership, our joint vision for the future, and how the iCareHealth team is more committed than ever to providing our clients with a high quality software experience.

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